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Noun: lady  ley-dee
  1. A polite name for any woman
    "a nice lady at the library helped me"
  2. A woman of refinement
    "a chauffeur opened the door of the limousine for the grand lady";
    - dame, madam, ma'am, gentlewoman [archaic]
Noun: Lady  ley-dee
Usage: Brit
  1. A woman of the peerage in Britain
    - noblewoman [Brit], peeress [Brit]

Derived forms: ladies

Type of: adult female, female aristocrat, woman

Part of: baronage, peerage

Encyclopedia: Lady, Lady